Sasol announces filing of shelf registration statement
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1979/003231/06)
Sasol Ordinary Share codes: JSE: SOL NYSE: SSL
Sasol Ordinary ISIN codes: ZAE000006896 US8038663006
Sasol BEE Ordinary Share code: JSE: SOLBE1
Sasol BEE Ordinary ISIN code: ZAE000151817
SASOL ANNOUNCES FILING OF SHELF REGISTRATION STATEMENT
Sasol herewith announces that its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Sasol Financing USA
LLC1, has filed an automatic shelf registration statement on Form F-3 with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Under the shelf registration statement,
which became effective upon filing, Sasol Financing USA LLC may offer and sell from time
to time, in one or more public offerings, debt securities fully and unconditionally guaranteed
Sasol further announces that it intends to offer debt securities in a public offering by filing a
preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus with the SEC. The
offering will be made pursuant to Sasol’s shelf registration statement filed with the SEC. The
debt securities to be issued by Sasol Financing USA LLC, are unsecured and fully and
unconditionally guaranteed by Sasol. The timing of pricing and terms of the offering are
subject to market conditions and other factors.
This release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall
there be any sales of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale
would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such
state. The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the
applicable securities laws of any jurisdiction outside of the United States of America.
For further information, please contact:
Alex Anderson, Head of Group Media Relations
Direct telephone: +27 (0) 10 344 6509; Mobile: +27 (0) 71 600 9605;
Matebello Motloung, Senior Specialist: Media Relations
Direct telephone: +27 (0) 11 344 9256, Mobile: +27 (0) 82 773 9457
Moveshen Moodley, Chief Investor Relations Officer
Direct telephone: +27 (0) 10 344 8052
1 Sasol Financing USA LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sasol (USA) Corporation, a subsidiary of Sasol Limited.
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statements that are not historical facts and relate to analyses and other information which
are based on forecasts of future results and estimates of amounts not yet determinable.
These statements may also relate to our future prospects, developments and business
strategies. Examples of such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to,
statements regarding exchange rate fluctuations, volume growth, increases in market share,
total shareholder return, executing our growth projects (including LCCP) oil and gas reserves
and cost reductions, including in connection with our Business Performance Enhancement
Programme, Response Plan, Continuous Improvement programme and our business
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predictions, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking statements will not be achieved.
If one or more of these risks materialise, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect,
our actual results may differ materially from those anticipated. You should understand that a
number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the plans,
objectives, expectations, estimates and intentions expressed in such forward looking
statements. These factors are discussed more fully in our most recent annual report on Form
20-F filed on 28 August 2018 and in other filings with the United States Securities and
Exchange Commission. The list of factors discussed therein is not exhaustive; when relying
on forward-looking statements to make investment decisions, you should carefully consider
both these factors and other uncertainties and events. Forward-looking statements apply
only as of the date on which they are made, and we do not undertake any obligation to
update or revise any of them, whether as a result of new information, future events or
Sasol is a global integrated chemicals and energy company. Through our talented people,
we use selected technologies to safely and sustainably source, produce and market
chemical and energy products competitively to create superior value for our customers,
shareholders and other stakeholders.
11 September 2018
Deutsche Securities SA Proprietary Limited
US Legal Advisors
Shearman & Sterling
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